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magnesium light

noun
1.
the strongly actinic white light produced when magnesium is burned: used in photography, signaling, pyrotechnics, etc.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • The next thing he knew was a blaze of white magnesium light, and a huge ball of fire.

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